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Sayh al Uhaymir 605
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 605
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 605
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 26.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1949 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Sayh al Uhaymir 605 (SaU 605)        20°32’37.51"N, 56°40’35.98"E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2014 Nov 5

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Physical characteristics: Single crusted stone

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed and well-defined chondrules. Opaque are FeNi metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.2±1.1, PMD 3.9% (N=8), range Fa22.8-26.1. Orthopyroxene Fs16.2±6.5Wo1.0±0.8, Fs PMD 34%, range Fs4.8-24.0 (N=10).

Classification: L4. Olivine is not completely equilibrated but the Fa PMD is below 5%, indicating a type 4.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2014 Nov 5
Latitude:20°32'37.51"N
Longitude:56°40'35.98"E
Mass (g):26.24
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±1.1 (N=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±6.5 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.71
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):6.38
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name F01-2014; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 32' 37"N, 56° 40' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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